Vic Darchinyan will get a shot at revenge against Nonito Donaire six years after Donaire’s left hook knocked him out in the fifth round.
Wednesday’s press conference featuring Mikey Garcia and rival Rocky Martinez, plus Nonito Donaire and Vic Darchinyan, was streamed live on Top Rank’s website.
Brandon Rios’ wife gave birth to their third child on Monday. The former lightweight titleholder has five children, all of whom are named after professional boxers.
Former RING junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire and RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia will return to the ring on Nov. 9 as part of a tripleheader on HBO.
Juan Manuel Marquez will consider a fifth fight with Manny Pacquiao, and if not, the Mexican legend will look at bouts against unbeaten boxers Tim Bradley or Brandon Rios, according to Bob Arum.
Junior lightweight contender Diego Magdaleno says that he won’t lose focus for his April 6 clash with WBO beltholder Rocky Martinez, even though their fight will take him on his first trip to China.
HBO’s unofficial ringside scorer Harold Lederman has extended his contract through December of 2016, meaning his time with the network will have spanned three decades.
Challenger Mikey Garcia weighed 125.6-to-126 for WBO featherweight titleholder Orlando Salido.
Light heavyweight Gabriel Campillo will have been out of the ring for nearly a year when he meets Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night.
Gabriel Rosado on facing Gennady Golovkin: “I’m just excited to shock the world, but I’m not going to shock myself. But I know that a lot of people are going to be surprised when I come out victorious in this fight.”
HBO’s exiting Larry Merchant: “I’m proud to be associated with so many talented people who made us into a groundbreaking network.”